WH Smith to make $400 million acquisition

WH Smith has agreed to acquire US travel retailer Marshall Retail Group (MRG) for $400 million as it looks to…

Hamelin acquires Unipapel assets

Stationery vendor Hamelin has spent several million euros on acquiring machinery from bankrupt Spanish manufacturer Unipapel. According to reports in…

Less than a month until Big Buyer

Italy’s main trade show for the office supplies and stationery industries, Big Buyer, kicks off on 13 November in Bologna.…

DEX to provide turnkey MPS solution for Essendant dealers

In the second part of our interview with Harry Dochelli (click here for Part 1), the Essendant President reveals details…

Benelux Office Products Awards winners revealed

ACCO, Fellowes and COLOP were among the winners at this year’s Benelux Office Products Awards that were presented last week.…

BPGI names executive committee

Following last week’s annual general meeting with its board of managers, business products purchasing organisation BPGI has confirmed its executive…

Soft demand and prices hit Mondi’s Q3 results

Paper and packaging group Mondi has announced a double-digit drop in profits in Q3. The company reported underlying EBITDA for…

Jespers changes hands | Essity voices Brexit concerns | Lyreco to speak on PPE...

This week’s round-up of business supplies-related news from around the globe. New owners for Jespers UK stationery and fine writing…

Knoll sues Senator for patent infringement

Office furniture manufacturer Knoll has sued UK-based rival Senator for alleged patent infringement related to a design feature on Knoll’s…

Herman Miller now confirms HAY deal

Following on from yesterday’s story about Herman Miller retracting a statement regarding its additional stake in office furniture firm HAY,…

Navigator invests millions to achieve carbon neutrality

Portugal-based paper manufacturer The Navigator Company has announced its commitment to achieve carbon neutrality. Revealed at its Sustainability Forum held yesterday,…

Herman Miller confirms Hay talks but retracts transaction PR

Herman Miller has confirmed that it is in talks to take a further 34% stake in Denmark-based office furniture company…

International ITC files complaint against HP

Imaging supplies trade association the International Imaging Technology Council (Int'l ITC) has filed a complaint with the Green Electronics Council…

Exacompta Clairefontaine grows in declining market

European paper and stationery group Exacompta Clairefontaine has reported a 3.5% year-on-year increase in sales for the first half of…

Synaxon names UK MD

Technology reseller dealer group Synaxon has named Mike Barron as Managing Director of its UK business. The appointment comes a…

HP provides print strategy update, announces restructuring

OPI assesses the key takeaways from HP Inc’s 2019 Securities Analyst Meeting (SAM) that took place at the company’s headquarters…

Domtar to close two paper machines

More capacity reductions have been announced in the paper industry with leading North American producer Domtar confirming it will close…

Former Sharp CEO joins Marco

Leading US print and copier dealer Marco has named former Sharp Electronics America CEO Doug Albregts as President. Albregts most…

IP’s HP Office Pink Ream paper continues to fight breast cancer in 2019

International Paper (IP) has announced the continuation of its Pink Ream campaign in Europe in support of programmes to help…

ECI completes EU acquisition | Officeworks launches BTS campaign | Lamy targets India growth...

This week’s round-up of business supplies-related news from around the globe. ECI completes Trivest acquisition Software solutions company ECI has…

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DEX to provide turnkey MPS solution for Essendant dealers

In the second part of our interview with Harry Dochelli (click here for Part 1), the Essendant President reveals details…